Property Asset Management Plan

Property assets are essential to the services delivered by West Lothian Council. Managing these assets is a structured process that seeks to ensure best value for money from property assets and improved performance in meeting strategic needs.

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It is recognised that:

  • Managing property assets effectively is a key driver of service transformation.
  • Properties are at the centre of the public's perception of local authority.
  • The value of property assets and expenditure on construction and running the estate is significant.

The Icon for pdf Property Asset Management Plan [629.92KB] sets out the councils approach to the management of its property assets. It supports the delivery of the councils strategic objectives by:

  • Setting out a clear vision for the future of the property portfolio.
  • Identifying the key challenges facing the council's property.
  • Clearly setting out the council's approach to the management and development of the property portfolio.
  • Assessing the current performance of the council's approach to the management and development of the property portfolio.
  • Identifying core investment need and the likely property implications of future service delivery aspirations.